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Joyce Anna Laisure, age 72, of Greenville, passed away Tuesday morning, November 27, 2018 at her home under the loving care of her family and Spectrum Health Hospice.  The daughter of Russell & Berta (White) Emmons, she was born on December 31, 1945 in Sheridan. 

On March 24, 1973, in Greenville, she married Dennis H. Laisure II and together they enjoyed 45 years of marriage and raised five children.  Joyce also worked outside the home at Belding Fruit Storage and enjoyed shopping and yard sales.

She was preceded in death by her parents;  a sister, Sandra Nash;  and two brothers, John Emmons and Jack Emmons.  Surviving are her husband, Dennis Laisure II of Greenville;  their children, Terry Laisure of Greenville, Denise Laisure & Mark Herroon of Greenville, Dennis Laisure III & Jennifer Allen of Gowen, Michelle Laisure & Ray Darling of Greenville, and Misty Laisure & David Adams of Greenville;  ten grandchildren;  one great grandchild;  a brother-in-law, John Laisure of Greenville;  a sister-in-law, Edith Laisure of Greenville;  several nieces and nephews including four special nieces, Dawn Nash, Cindy Perry, Heather Devereaux, Carrie Carmichael; two special friends, Jodi Wittenbach of Six Lakes and LaDonna Adams of Greenville;  and many other dear relatives and friends.

Visitation with the family is from 12-1 p.m. on Friday at Christiansen Cremation & Funeral Care, 511 S. Franklin Street, Greenville, where memorial services will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Friday.  The Rev. Ken Harger, retired pastor of Shiloh Community Church, will officiate and burial will take place in the spring at Rest Haven Memory Gardens, Belding.

Envelopes for memorial contributions to the wishes of the family will be available at the funeral home.  To send a message of sympathy to the family, sign Joyce's online guest book, or to share a favorite memory, please visit:  Arrangements are entrusted to Christiansen Cremation & Funeral Care, Greenville.


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  1. Gerald Tovatt on November 30, 2018 at 12:00 am

    Dennis and the entire Laisure family; I am so sorry for your loss. Please accept my deepest condolences at this very difficult time. I was very fortunate to have known Joyce and you all. I still have fond memories of the day Michelle and Misty were born.

  2. Lisa Falsetta on November 30, 2018 at 12:00 am

    To Dennis and family.. so sorry for your loss..i remember joyce at your aunt Beas ..talking and having a good time. Prayers for the family..

  3. Branden on November 30, 2018 at 12:00 am

    Aunt Joyce, so sorry dang phone.

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